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“Coeliac friendly and very filling”
Review of The Surfing Buddha

The Surfing Buddha
Price range: US$ 3 - US$ 12
Description: Fresh and healthy Asian/Latin Fusion with options friendly for all diets, specializing in sushi made with locally caught black cod, Korean BBQ and homemade condiments. Family style themed meals are held every Wednesday (reservations required, also available). Private parties and catering requests welcome. Authentic Asian food in the heart of Central America complete with a warm and welcoming vibe!
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Description: Fresh and healthy Asian/Latin Fusion with options friendly for all diets, specializing in sushi made with locally caught black cod, Korean BBQ and homemade condiments. Family style themed meals are held every Wednesday (reservations required, also available). Private parties and catering requests welcome. Authentic Asian food in the heart of Central America complete with a warm and welcoming vibe!
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Had a great dinner here of three different types of sushi alongside delicious cocktails. The service was fantastic and they really know their stuff about coeliac disease and we’re very accommodating ensuring everything was gluten-free!

Thank Laura J
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Excellent service and interesting menu. We ate Korean inspired food as well as sushi and it was all excellent. Wonderful vegan options.

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Thank The Winter B
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. The first time I had a Bagel with cream cheese and salmon it was beautifully garnished and delicious. I came back another time and had the red snapper sushi it was awesome. And recently I had a spicy pork and that was Delicious as well. One of my favorite places in San Juan Del Sur. Highly recommended.

Thank Greg B
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Buddy and I went here for lunch - he got the cali role and i got the special, curry with pork. He loved his and mine was the best meal i had in sjds, very flavorful, meat was melt in your mouth, veggies firm (they can be overcooked if added to the dish too early), and slightly under salted, which is the way meals should be served and one of the biggest mistakes most restaurants make imo (you can always add but you can't subtract).Added a couple drops of soy sauce and it was perfect.
Nice mellow ambiance, and service was great.

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Thank mortgagebroker3
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Went twice recently and the first time was early evening and the second at lunch. Ordered more or less the same things and the first time it was excellent and portion size fair and the service attentive and pleasant, so I went back. Only to find I got the second string with very poor customer service attitude and smaller portions. Management needs to focus on bringing staff u to the same level for what would be a healthy soulful experience.

Thank Guerrero T
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